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Old Apr 21, 20, 5:54 pm
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Fellow DL forum member has left us

For those who knew or remember Davetravels, he lost his battle with cancer a few weeks ago. I just found out myself, and have known him for 25 years! He will be missed.

(Not even sure why, but just didn't want to put his screen name in the thread title.)
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Old Apr 21, 20, 5:58 pm
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RIP Davetravels!
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Old Apr 21, 20, 5:59 pm
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Originally Posted by DavidDTW View Post
For those who knew or remember Davetravels, he lost his battle with cancer a few weeks ago. I just found out myself, and have known him for 25 years! He will be missed.

(Not even sure why, but just didn't want to put his screen name in the thread title.)


I knew he'd had health issues but didn't realize things were that bad. He will definitely be missed.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:05 pm
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RIP davetravels! I will miss the humor that he brought to a lot of his post.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:10 pm
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RIP Dave ... extremely sorry to learn about this; we had a couple of text exchanges around the holiday, and he was rather vague about any kind of progress or prognosis ... he was a great member of the DL FT community
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:12 pm
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"Thanx" to davetravels for years of bringing a little levity to the often dry and contentious discussions around here. His contributions will be greatly missed.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:12 pm
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He was a great story teller, he will be missed.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:22 pm
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Following a discussion about successful GUC usage we nearly overlapped in Beijing in 2017 and had some fun exchanges about our near-miss. He was a fun and kind FTer. Sorry to hear this.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:43 pm
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Oh man that is terrible. Dave was literally the only FT'er in my cell phone and one of the nicest folks to know.

May the GUC success thread he started live on forever in his honor.

What a terrible year.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:49 pm
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Wow! He will be missed! I remember I met him in ZRH and he went on my plane. He saw me. He flew with me. I had a conversation with him. It's been over decade now.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:54 pm
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That's such a shame. .... cancer. It really takes the best from us. davetravels always had something good to say.

May his memory be a blessing to all of us on this forum.

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Old Apr 21, 20, 6:54 pm
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Damn. Very sorry to hear this. He will certainly be missed.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 7:06 pm
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He always made kind and amusing inputs here on the Delta forum. I was just asking someone about him recently. I’m very sorry to hear this news.
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Old Apr 21, 20, 7:08 pm
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I am very sorry to hear this... He will definitely be missed

Back when I first joined FT, I had a lot of early mornings and Dave's ample use of emojis *always* brought a smile to my face in the morning. I will truly miss his presence here
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Old Apr 21, 20, 7:10 pm
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While not a frequent member of th dl thread I offer you all and Daves family my sympathies.
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